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They Came to Emmaus: A History

By: Barba, Preston A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Borough of Emmaus: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047963

ISBN: B007S6RWQE

Condition: Fine


Original green cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt. 1st ed. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket slightly rubbed at spine extremities, now in mylar. [xv],378 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, 3 folding maps. A lovely, near-flawless copy. Remains one of the most comprehensive Pennsylvania community histories ever assembled. View more info

Pennsylvania German Tombstones: A Study in Folk Art [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XVIII (18) (1953)]

By: Barba, Preston A.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047989

ISBN: B001DDD5KU

Condition: Near Fine


Full natural linen, illus. and lettered in red. Spine panel lettering somewhat faded, slight wrinkling to front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. [v],232 pp., illus. w/ numerous line drawings depicting PA German tombstone inscriptions and designs. Essential work on Pennsylvania and American folk art. View more info

Later Poems of John Birmelin / PA German Folklore / List of German Immigrants to American Colonies from Zweibruecken 1750-1771 / List of 18th-C. Emigrants from Schaffhausen to American Colonies [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XVI (16)]

By: Birmelin, John; John Joseph Stoudt; Friedrich Krebs; Ernst Steinemann; Don Yoder; Preston A. Barba (fwd.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041894

Condition: Fine


Natural linen, lettered in red, deckled text block edges. Former owner's address inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. PGFS Vol. XVI (16), for 1951, copyrighted 1953. CONTENTS: Fwd. (Barba); The Later Poems of John Birmelin (PA German dialect verse); Pennsylania German Folklore - An Interpretation (Stoudt); A List of German Immigrants to the American Colonies from Zweibruecken in the Palatinate 1750-1771 (Krebs, intro. Yoder); A List of Eighteenth-Century Emigrants from the Canton of Schaffhausen to the American Colonies 1734-1752 (Steinemann, intro. Yoder); In Memoriam: Philip... View more info

Later Poems of John Birmelin / PA German Folklore / List of German Immigrants to American Colonies from Zweibruecken 1750-1771 / List of 18th-C. Emigrants from Schaffhausen to American Colonies [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XVI (16)]

By: Birmelin, John; John Joseph Stoudt; Friedrich Krebs; Ernst Steinemann; Don Yoder; Preston A. Barba (fwd.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029998

Condition: Fine


Natural linen, lettered in red. Former owner's signature and date in ink along top edge of front pastedown, otherwise as issued. PGFS Vol. XVI (16), for 1951, copyrighted 1953. CONTENTS: Fwd. (Barba); The Later Poems of John Birmelin (PA German dialect verse); Pennsylania German Folklore - An Interpretation (Stoudt); A List of German Immigrants to the American Colonies from Zweibruecken in the Palatinate 1750-1771 (Krebs, intro. Yoder); A List of Eighteenth-Century Emigrants from the Canton of Schaffhausen to the American Colonies 1734-1752 (Steinemann, intro. Yoder); In Memoriam: Philip Ma... View more info

Later Poems of John Birmelin / PA German Folklore / List of German Immigrants to American Colonies from Zweibruecken 1750-1771 / List of 18th-C. Emigrants from Schaffhausen to American Colonies [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XVI (16)]

By: Birmelin, John; John Joseph Stoudt; Friedrich Krebs; Ernst Steinemann; Don Yoder; Preston A. Barba (fwd.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033402

Condition: Fine


Natural linen, lettered in red. Former owner's address inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. PGFS Vol. XVI (16), for 1951, copyrighted 1953. CONTENTS: Fwd. (Barba); The Later Poems of John Birmelin (PA German dialect verse); Pennsylania German Folklore - An Interpretation (Stoudt); A List of German Immigrants to the American Colonies from Zweibruecken in the Palatinate 1750-1771 (Krebs, intro. Yoder); A List of Eighteenth-Century Emigrants from the Canton of Schaffhausen to the American Colonies 1734-1752 (Steinemann, intro. Yoder); In Memoriam: Philip Mason Palmer; 1951 in PA ... View more info

Henry Meyer: An Early Pennsylvania German Poet / The Saga of the Pennsylvania Germans in Wisconsin [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XIX (19) (1954)]

By: Buffington, Albert F. and M. Walter Dundore [Preston A. Barba (editor)]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034689

Condition: Fine


Natural linen, illus. and lettered in red, with deckled edges. [vi],178 pp., illus. w/ decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces. As issued. View more info

A Pennsylvana German Grammar [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XXVII (27)]

By: Buffington, Albert F., and Preston A. Barba

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 041785

ISBN: B01HFK85HM

Condition: Fine


Natural linen, lettered in red. As issued. ix,170 pp. Revised edition; first issued 1954 in orange cloth, not part of the PGFS series. View more info

A Pennsylvana German Grammar [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XXVII (27)]

By: Buffington, Albert F., and Preston A. Barba

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Schlechter's: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 046734

ISBN: B0007EUE82

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities with minor exposure to bottom front corner. Firm binding. Ownership inscription and minor soiling on upper front flyleaf, a few soil marks along text block fore-edge with one bleeding into margin on a few leaves. ix,167 pp. 1st edition, relatively scarce, re-issued in a 1965 2nd ed. View more info

Pennsylvania German Wills (Gilbert) / Humorous Tales (ed. Barba) [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XV (1950)]

By: Gilbert, Russell Wieder; Preston A. Barba

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015167

ISBN: B00I0JVDUE

Condition: Fine


Glazed linen, illus. and lettered in red, with deckled text block edges. v,141 pp., illus. w/ decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces. Fine, as issued, mostly unopened. Two feature articles, also fwd., 1950 in PA German history, necrology, 1950 annual meeting, officers. View more info

Pennsylvania German Wills (Gilbert) / Humorous Tales (ed. Barba) [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XV (15)]

By: Gilbert, Russell Wieder; Preston A. Barba

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029997

ISBN: B00I0JVDUE

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed linen, illus. and lettered in red, with deckled text block edges. v,141 pp., illus. w/ decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces. Cloth slightly soiled; interior clean and unmarked. Two feature articles, also fwd., 1950 in PA German history, necrology, 1950 annual meeting, officers. View more info

Pennsylvania German Wills (Gilbert) / Humorous Tales (ed. Barba) [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XV (15)]

By: Gilbert, Russell Wieder; Preston A. Barba

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044132

ISBN: B00I0JVDUE

Condition: Near Fine


Glazed linen, illus. and lettered in red, with deckled text block edges. v,141 pp., illus. w/ decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces. Institutional label mounted on upper copyright page, otherwise virtually as issued. Two feature articles, also fwd., 1950 in PA German history, necrology, 1950 annual meeting, officers. View more info

Pennsylvania German Folklife Society Vol. X (10): The Influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch in the Middle West / Emigrants from Wuerttemberg: The Adolf Gerber Lists / 1945 in Pennsylvania German History

By: Ludwig, G. M.; Don Yoder; Preston A. Barba (fwd.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029892

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered/decorated in red, deckled text block edges. vii,253 pp. Slight shelf wear, cloth somewhat toned along spine panel with a few scattered foxing-type spots to cloth. Firm binding, clean interior. yond main articles, includes annual review of PA German history and of annual PGFS meeting, listing of officers. Scarce. View more info

Coverlets of the Pennsylvania Germans / Linguistic Variations in the Pennsylvania German Dialect [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XIII (13) (1948)]

By: Reinert, Guy F.; Albert F. Buffington [Preston A. Barba (editor)]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009337

Condition: Near Fine


Natural linen, decorated and lettered in red, deckled text block edges. v,264 pp., illus. w/ 118 b&w plates. Scarce annual with a lengthy lead article on Pennsylvania German coverlets, still the definitive word on the subject, appended to which is a translation into English of the rare "Practical Family-Dyer," published by Solomon Kuder of Trexlertown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in 1858. Top text block edge is a bit dulled, and spine panel modestly darkened, by age, but interior is crisp, bright, and mostly unopened. View more info

Snow Hill Cloister / The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk [Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society Vol. II (2)]

By: Treher, Charles M.; Ralph Funk and Preston A. Barba

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015194

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. 328 pp., illus. Very slightly rubbed at extremities, slightly foxed text block edges, else virtually as issued. Clean and bright interior. View more info

Snow Hill Cloister / The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk [Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society Vol. II (2)]

By: Treher, Charles M.; Ralph Funk and Preston A. Barba

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015195

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. 328 pp., illus. Very slightly rubbed at extremities, slightly foxed text block edges, else virtually as issued. Clean and bright interior. View more info

Snow Hill Cloister / The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk [Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society Vol. II (2)]

By: Treher, Charles M.; Ralph Funk and Preston A. Barba

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015196

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. 328 pp., illus. Very slightly rubbed at extremities, slightly foxed text block edges, else virtually as issued. Clean and bright interior. View more info

Snow Hill Cloister / The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk [Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society Vol. II (2)]

By: Treher, Charles M.; Ralph Funk and Preston A. Barba

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015199

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. 328 pp., illus. Lightly spotted cloth, a few light surface marks, text block edges slightly foxed. Former owner address label on front pastedown. Clean and bright interior. View more info

Snow Hill Cloister / The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk [Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society Vol. II (2)]

By: Treher, Charles M.; Ralph Funk and Preston A. Barba

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024157

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. 328 pp., illus. Slightly foxed text block edges, else as issued. Clean and bright interior. View more info

Snow Hill Cloister / The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk [Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society Vol. II (2)]

By: Treher, Charles M.; Ralph Funk and Preston A. Barba

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044119

ISBN: B015E01WKC

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. 328 pp., illus. Slight external wear. Institutional/donation tags mounted on both fixed endpapers, a few other minor ex-library markings to first several pages. View more info